Dr.Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn in 2017 OSA Fellows Class

The director of NECTEC, has been elected in 2017 class of OSA’s Fellows.

The Optical Society (OSA) has announced the new Fellow Members for 2017. This distinction was awarded to 96 OSA members for their significant contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics. The selection of these candidates was confirmed by the Board of Directors at its meeting in October 2016.

Dr.Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn,The director of National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC-NSTDA) was announced as the ‘2017 OSA fellow member’. He was recognised “for outstanding contribution to photonics engineering especially for innovative implementation of biomedical devices, fiber-optic components, and sensing systems”.

The society appreciates the efforts of the many nominators and of the members of the Fellow Members Committee who reviewed all of the nominations. Chaired by Edward A. Watson, the committee included Mikhail S. Belen’kii, Adela Ben-Yakar, Timothy J. Carrig, Ingmar Hartl, Kafai Lai, Tanya Mary Monro, Kenneth E. Moore, Min Qiu, Yun-Jiang Rao, Masatoshi Suzuki and Antoinette J. Taylor.

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